bhapang (Rajasthani string membranophone)

~ String instrument

Description

Originating in Mewati community of Rahajastan, India, it is traditionally made of gourd with top and bottom cut of with a goat hide membrane nailed to one opening and a gut string which ends in a bamboo piece attached to the membrane. The instrument is held in the armpit and played by plucking the string while pulling the it.

Relationships

from: Rajasthan, India
Wikidata: Q52192089 [info]